View Full Version : Rangers Set for Euro Trip 2011

09-28-2011, 11:08
The Rangers are already in Prague as we sit here in New York awaiting the days for the start of the NHL Season. On Monday, the Blueshirts trimmed down their final roster for the trip to Europe sending Andre Deveaux and Andres Thuresson down to Connecticut in the AHL. The Rangers first play this Thursday vs. HC Sparta at Prague, Czech Republic (1:00 p.m. ET). Then they face off against Froulunda in Gothernburg, Sweden Friday at 1:00pm, HC Slovan in Bratislava, Slovakia on Sun.Oct. 2nd (11:00 a.m. ET) and the final exhibition game against EV Zug in Zug, Switzerland on Mon. Oct. 3rd (2:00 p.m. ET)

The 2011-12 regular season schedule opens Friday, October 7 vs. the Los Angeles Kings at Stockholm, Sweden (1:00 p.m. ET), as part of the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere. The Rangers' do not play at the Garden until Oct. 27th against the Maple Leafs. It should be an exciting, yet grueling trip, where we will learn a lot about this group in a short period of time.